General Building Operative – Apprenticeship with ITS and BCBuild

Closing date: 25 Feb 2019

Brief overview of the role This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to work within the Construction Industry. You would be working for Barnsley Community Build 4 days a week, with 1 day at Moorlands College to gain your qualification in General Construction Level 2, working at a number of different sites within the Barnsley Area.

Apprenticeship summary:
Working week: Monday to Friday, Total hours per week: 37.00  Weekly wage: £136.90

Expected apprenticeship duration – 52 weeks

Possible start date  11 Mar 2019

Apprenticeship level  Intermediate Level Apprenticeship     Reference number  VAC001499232

Positions: 4 available

Vacancy description

This Apprenticeship is available to learners who want to gain qualifications towards taking their first steps to beginning their career within the Construction Industry.

This is a 12 month apprenticeship where you will carry out both theory and practical tasks to gain your qualification including:

  • Health & Safety, Communication
  • Concreting
  • Bloc Paving
  • Fencing
  • Ground Work
  • Wood Work
  • Brick Work
  • General Labouring
  • Refurbishment Projects
  • Customer Relations
  • Reinstating
  • Drainage & Civil Engineering
  • Work Area Protection, Signs & Barriers

Requirements and Prospects
Desired skills

  • You will need to show a keen interest in the construction sector
  • Enjoy practical work and have good practical skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Be able to follow instructions

Personal qualities

  • Team working skills
  • A responsible attitude to safety
  • Punctual
  • Excellent timekeeper
  • Building good relationships with colleagues
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • You will be active and enjoy working in the outdoors

Desired qualifications: No specific qualifications are required

Future prospects

Long term career opportunities are available with this employer and excellent progression opportunities to higher level qualifications are available through Independent Training Services.

Employer: Barnsley Community Build

Address: 185-189 Sheffield Road, Barnsley, S70 4DE

Full training will be provided.

As part of this apprenticeship you will gain your Level 2 in General Construction which will be delivered by both on the job practical training and 1 day a week at College. The apprenticeship standards also include functional skills qualifications in Maths and English when required.

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider


To find out more and the apply contact  Lisa Tidy,  01226 295471,

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